The Duel: React Native vs. Cordova

As a result of smartphones and mobile applications becoming so popular, web developers have been looking for ways to create mobile applications using JavaScript. This popularity resulted in the development of many JavaScript frameworks capable of running native-like...

Yankees vs Rockies

Last night was my last night visiting my family in New York, so my cousin Meghan and I went to see the Yankees play the Colorado Rockies.    ...

We’re getting engaged!

We went away to San Antonio for the weekend and I decided to spice things up a little and ask the most amazing woman in the world to marry me!   I’ll try my best to convince Lisa to allow me to share the video of the actual proposal, but until then...

Our Whole 30 Experience

On a random Wednesday night in mid-April (13th to be exact) my girlfriend and I decided that we were sick of eating shitty food and wanted to try something new. After a couple of minutes of googling healthy eating practices, we landed on this diet known as The Whole...

My (rough) first experience with Facebook chat bots

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be cool to use it as an excuse to try out 1-800-Flower‘s much talked about new Facebook chat bot. As a new feature to Facebook Messenger, my expectations weren’t too high because we all...

Data Driven Recruiting Using Jobvite & Bit.ly

A recent conversation with a former co-worker taught me how much income potential is involved with employee recruitment & referrals. Naturally I was intrigued by this and thought I would see if I could use my company’s employee referral program to make...

Lithium Technologies is Hiring!

Looking for a new job? My employer, Lithium Technologies has a bunch of really good job opportunities open right now, and I wanted to share. I’ve linked the job title to a description page on jobvite, but if you have any questions at all, feel free to email me...

Navigating the React.js Ecosystem

With my latest project at work, I’ve spent the last 9 months transitioning to a role that is more frontend oriented. With this I’ve really grown to appreciate some of things going on within the Javascript community, more specifically the React.js and...

SXSW 2016 — Day 4

Robots and the Internet of Everything   We the People: Using Tech to Solve Big Challenges   Accessing the Inaccessible: Evolving Search   Is Twitter the New Customer Call Center   12 Inevitable Tech Forces That Will Shape Our Future   Book...

SXSW 2016 — Day 3

Beginning iOS Development with React Native   Anthony Bourdain as Interviewed by Nathan Thornburgh   Crowdsourcing the Hyperloop  ...